Dean Karavite

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I have worked with researchers at three academic medical centers (Michigan, Temple and CHOP) and am a contributing author on a number of peer-reviewed papers. However, my Google Scholar page seems to do a better job of keeping this up to date.

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Kline-Rogers E, Muller DWM, Werns SW, Moscucci M, Bates ER, Werns SW, Karavite DJ, Eagle KA. Brief report on the benefits of a critical pathway for coronary artery interventions, JCOM 1996;3:53-55
  2. Moscucci M, Ricciardi M, Eagle KA, Kline E, Bates ER, Werns SW, Karavite D, Muller DWM. Frequency, predictors and appropriateness of blood transfusion after percutaneous coronary interventions, Am J Cardiol 1998;81:702-707
  3. Tobin K, Stomel R, Harber D, Karavite D, Sievers J, Eagle K. Validation of a clinical rule to predict preserved left ventricular ejection fraction in patients after myocardial infarction, Arch Int Med 1999;159:353-357
  4. Eagle KA, Moscucci M, Pagani F, Karavite D, Russman PL, Bruckman D, Kinney C, Deeb GM, Sonnad SS. Resources needed to collect and report data for heart care, J Invasive Cardiol 1999;11:393-397
  5. Moscucci M, O'Connot GT, Ellis SG, Malenka DJ, Sievers J, Bates ER, Muller DWM, Werns SW, Kline Rogers E, Karavite D, Eagle KA. Validation of risk adjustment models for in-hospital percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty mortality on an independent data set, J Am Coll Cardiol 1999;34:692-7
  6. Chen MA, Bruckman D, Karavite DL, Eagle KA. Risk factors, therapy, and outcomes in elderly patients with acute coronary syndromes, Clinical Geriatrics 1999;7:49-69
  7. Hagan PG, Nienaber CA, Isselbacher EM, Bruckman D, Karavite DJ, Russman PL, Evangelista A, Fattori R, Suzuki T, Oh JK, Moore AG, Malouf JF, Pape LA, Gaca C, Sechtem U, Lenferink S, Deutsch HJ, Diedriichs H, Robles JM, Llovet A, Gilon D, Das SK, Armstrong WF, Deeb GM, Eagle KA. The international registry of aortic dissection (IRAD): New insights into an old disease, JAMA 2000;283:897-903
  8. Day SM. Younger JG, Karavite D, Bach DS, Armstrong WF, Eagle KA. Usefulness of hypotension during dobutamine echocardiography in predicting perioperative cardiac events, 00775-4/abstract) Am J Cardiol 2000;85:478-483
  9. Freeman RV, Eagle KA, Bates ER, Werns SW, Kline-Rogers E, Karavite D, Moscucci M. Comparison of artifical neural networks with logistic regression in prediction of in-hospital mortality after percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty, 84446-4/abstract) Am Heart J 2000;140:511-20
  10. Kim MH, Deeb GM, Morady F, Bruckman D, Hallock LR, Smith KA, Karavite DJ, Bolling SF, Pagani FD, Wahr JA, Sonnad SS. Kazanjian PE, Watts C, Williams M, Eagle KA. Effect of postoperative atrial fibrillation on length of stay after cardiac surgery (the postoperative atrial fibrillation in cardiac surgery study ([PACS2]), 01530-7/abstract) Am J Cardiol 2001;87:881-85
  11. Mehta RH, Bruckman D, Das S, Tsai T, Russman P, Karavite D, Monaghan H, Sonnad S, Shea MJ, Eagle KA, Deeb GM. Implications of increased left ventricular mass index on in-hospital outcomes in patients undergoing aortic valve surgery, J Thoracic Cardiovasc Surg 2001;122:919-28.
  12. Doughty M, Mehta R, Bruckman D, Das S, Karavite D, Tsai T, Eagle K. Acute myocardial infarction in the young – The University of Michigan experience, Am Heart J 2002;143:56-62
  13. Smith JP, Mehta RH, Das SK, Tsai T, Karavite DJ, Russman PL, Bruckman D, Eagle KA. Effects of end-of-month admission on length of stay and quality of care among inpatients with myocardial infarction. 01216-0/abstract) Am J Med 2002;113:288-293
  14. Froehlich JB, Karavite D, Russman PL, Erdem N, Wise C, Zelenock GB, Wakefield TW, Stanley JC, Eagle KA. ACC/AHA Preoperative assessment guidelines reduce resource utilization prior to aortic surgery, 00130-1/abstract) J Vasc Surg 2002;36:758-763.
  15. Kline-Rogers E, Share D, Bondie D, Rogers B, Karavite D, Kanten S, Wren P, Bodurka C, Fisk C, McGinnity J, Wright S, Fox S, Eagle KA, Moscucci M on Behalf of the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Cardiovascular Consortium (BMC2). Development of a multi-center interventional cardiology database: The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Cardiovascular Consortium (BMC2) experience, J Interven Cardiol 2002;15:387-392
  16. Moscucci M, Muller DW, Watts CM, Bahl V, Bates ER, Werns SW, Kline Rogers E, Karavite D, Eagle KA. Reducing costs and improving outcomes of percutaneous coronary interventions. Am J Manage Care 2003;9:365-372
  17. Whitman G, Cowell V, Parris K, McCullough P, Howard T, Gaughan J, Karavite D, Kennedy M, McInerney J, Rose C. Prophylactic Antibiotic Use: Hardwiring of Physician Behavior, Not Education, Leads to Compliance, Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2008:Volume 207, Issue 1, Pages 88-94
  18. Mayne S, Karavite D, Grundmeier R, Localio R,Feemster K, DeBartolo E, Hughes C, Fiks A. The Implementation and Acceptability of an HPV Vaccination Decision Support System Directed at Both Clinicians and Families, AMIA Proceedings 2012
  19. Forrest CB, Fiks AG, Bailey LC, Localio R, Grundmeier RW, Richards T, Karavite DJ, Elden L, Alessandrini EA. Improving Adherence to Otitis Media Guidelines With Clinical Decision Support and Physician Feedback, Pediatrics. Vol. 131 No. 4 April 1, 2013
  20. Fiks A, Grundmeier R, Mayne S, Song L, Feemster K, Karavite D, Hughes C, Massey J, Keren R, Bell L, Wasserman R, Localio R. Effectiveness of Decision Support for Families, Clinicians, or Both on HPV Vaccine Receipt, Pediatrics Vol. 131 No. 6 June 1, 2013
  21. Peter Tarczy-Hornoch, Laura Amendola, Samuel J Aronson, Levi Garraway, Stacy Gray, Robert W Grundmeier, Lucia A Hindorff, Gail Jarvik, Dean Karavite, Matthew Lebo, Sharon E Plon, Eliezer Van Allen, Karen E Weck, Peter S White, Yaping Yang A survey of informatics approaches to whole-exome and whole-genome clinical reporting in the electronic health record. Genetics in Medicine. Vol 15 No. 10 September, 2013
  22. Fiks AG, Mayne S, Karavite DJ, DeBartolo E, Grundmeier RW, A shared e-decision support portal for pediatric asthma, J Ambul Care Manage. 2014 Apr-Jun;37(2):120-6
  23. Utidjian LH, Hogan A, Michel J, Localio AR, Karavite D, Song L, Ramos MJ, Fiks AJ, Lorch S, Grundmeier RW Clinical Decision Support and Palivizumab: A Means to Protect from Respiratory Syncytial Virus, Applied Clinical Informatics. 2015 Vol. 6: Issue 4 2015: 769-784
  24. Fiks AG, duRivage N, Mayne SL, Finch S, Ross ME, Giacomini K, Suh A, McCarn B, Brandt E, Karavite D, Staton EW, Shone L,McGoldrick V, Noon K, Miller D, Lehmann CU, Pace WD, Grundmeier RW, Adoption of a Portal for the Primary Care Management of Pediatric Asthma: A Mixed Methods Implementation Study, Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2016 Notes: doi: 10.2196/jmir.5610.
  25. M. W. Miller, R. K. Ross, C. Voight, H. Brouwer, D. J. Karavite, J. S. Gerber, R. W. Grundmeier, S. E. Coffin, Patient-generated Digital Images after Pediatric Ambulatory Surgery, Appl Clin Inform 2016 7 3: 646-652
  26. Pennington JW, Karavite DJ, Krause EM, Miller J, Bernhardt BA, Grundmeier RW, Genomic decision support needs in pediatric primary care, Journal of American Informatics Association 0(0), 2017, 1–7
  27. Michel J, Utidjian L, Karavite D, Hogan A, Ramos M, Miller J, Shiffman R, Grundmeier R, Rapid Adjustment of Clinical Decision Support in Response to Updated Recommendations for Palivizumab Eligibility, Appl Clin Inform 2017 8 2: 581-592
  28. Christensen KD, Bernhardt BA, Jarvik GP, Hindorff LA, Ou J, Biswas S, Powell BC, Grundmeier RW, Machini K, Karavite DJ, Pennington JW. Krantz ID, Berg JS, Goddard KAB, Anticipated responses of early adopter genetic specialists and nongenetic specialists to unsolicited genomic secondary findings. Genetics in Medicine. 2018 Feb 1.
  29. Papautsky EL, Holden RJ, Valdez RS, Belden J, Karavite D, Marquard J, Mickelson R, Muthu N, The Patient in Patient Safety: Starting the Conversation. InProceedings of the International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care 2018 Jun (Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 173-177). Sage India: New Delhi, India: SAGE Publications.
  30. Grundmeier RW, Xiao R, Ross RK, Ramos MJ, Karavite DJ, Michel JJ, Gerber JS, Coffin SE, Identifying surgical site infections in electronic health data using predictive models. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 2018 Jun 29.
  31. Tremoulet P, Krishnan R, Karavite D, Muthu N, Harkness Regli S, Michel J, A Heuristic Evaluation to Assess Use of After Visit Summaries for Supporting Continuity of Care. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 2018 Jul.
  32. Karavite DJ, Miller MW, Ramos MJ, Rettig SL, Ross RK, Xiao R, Muthu N, Localio AR, Gerber JS, Coffin SE, Grundmeier RW. User Testing an Information Foraging Tool for Ambulatory Surgical Site Infection Surveillance. Applied Clinical Informatics. 2018 Oct;9(04):791-802.
  33. Ratwani RM, Savage E, Will A, Fong A, Karavite D, Muthu N, Rivera AJ, Gibson C, Asmonga D, Moscovitch B, Grundmeier R. Identifying Electronic Health Record Usability And Safety Challenges In Pediatric Settings. Health Affairs. 2018 Nov 1;37(11):1752-9.
  34. Orenstein EW, Boudreaux J, Rollins M, Jones J, Bryant C, Karavite D, Muthu N, Hike J, Williams H, Kilgore T, Carter AB. Formative Usability Testing Reduces Severe Blood Product Ordering Errors. Applied clinical informatics. 2019 Nov Oct;10(5):981-90.

Non Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Karavite, D, Fiks, A, Grundmeier R (2012). Developing Guideline Based Decision Support for Premature Infant Care. Yale School of Medicine, Guidelines Into Decision Support (GLIDES) website
  2. Karavite, D (2014). Useful Personal Health Records: Designing for Accessibility and Innovation. User Experience Magazine, 14(3)
  3. Kristen Miller, A. Zachary Hettinger, Sadaf Kazi, Alexandra (Sacha) Burn, Christian Boxley, Mark Call, Joseph Blumenthal, Derek Delia, Blackford Middleton, Jeremy J Michel, Dean Karavite, Ken Catchpole, Myrtede Alfred, Ryan Arnold, Raj M. Ratwani. Quantifying Efficiencies Gained Through Shareable Clinical Decision Support Resources - Final Report. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. (AHRQ Publication No. 20-0018), Dec 2019 Notes.


  1. Karavite, D (2011). Scribe of the Double House of Life. Blog article for The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Center for Biomedical and Medical Informatics.
  2. Karavite, D (2015). Defining Clinical Decision Support. Blog article for The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Policy Lab.